Current Postings

Office Assistant I

(Internal/External Posting)

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The Corporation of the Village of Telkwa requires a highly motivated individual with strong organizational and communication skills, and experience in general office and secretarial/clerical duties. You must be an independent worker with the ability to prioritize tasks and problem solve with a high level of accuracy.

The Office Assistant 1 performs a variety of administrative/clerical tasks in a busy professional environment, including: data entry, reception, public enquiries, preparing correspondence and reports, processing transactions involving payments of fees, maintaining records management systems, organizing meetings and travel arrangements, and preparing newsletters.
Position Summary:
Duties are predominantly general office duties, secretarial/clerical work, transaction processing, and other related duties as required. Knowledge of office procedures and computer operation is essential.
Qualifications Summary:

  • Minimum of one year reception, secretarial, and/or clerical experience
  • Working level operation of Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and general office equipment
  • Experience working on MAIS would be an asset
  • Must be physically and mentally able to perform duties of the position
  • Valid Class 5 BC driver’s licence
  • Experience in a municipal office setting preferred

This CUPE position is Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (35 hours per week). The wage is $21.61 hourly, plus a comprehensive benefits package.
A detailed job description is available at
Candidates are invited to submit their resume with three relevant references and cover letter to the attention of Debbie Joujan, Chief Administrative Officer, at, or by facsimile to (250) 846-9572, or by mail to the Village of Telkwa, P.O. Box 220, 1415 Hankin Avenue, Telkwa, BC, V0J 2X0

The application deadline is Wednesday, July 31, 2024 at 4:00 p.m.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position; however, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.